vecchio

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin veclus, from Latin vetulus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛk.kjo/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛkkjo
  • Hyphenation: vèc‧chio

Adjective[edit]

vecchio (feminine vecchia, masculine plural vecchi, feminine plural vecchie, superlative vecchissimo)

  1. old, outworn
  2. old-fashioned, out-of-date
  3. mature, ripe
    vino vecchiomature wine
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Noun[edit]

vecchio m (plural vecchi, feminine vecchia)

  1. an old man
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin vitulus (bull calf), probably through a Vulgar Latin form *vitlus, viclus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvek.kjo/
  • Rhymes: -ekkjo
  • Hyphenation: véc‧chio

Noun[edit]

vecchio m (plural vecchi)

  1. Only used in vecchio marino

References[edit]

  • vècchio in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • vécchio in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana